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Nov 30, 2013 2:15pm EST
going to explain how black abolitionist got their education given the fact that they were excluded by race from american colleges. i was just going to tell the story and some of them went to europe. some of them went to new england and studied privately. some of them studied privately in the atlantic and they became ministers and teachers and doctors and all sorts of things. but in fact one of the things i got more interested in if they started that project was why they were excluded from these colleges and universities. these colleges in fact have a long history with live people on campus as enslaved people but not as students. they also had a long history with native americans and at the very time black students were excluded native american students have been on campus from 200 years. >> host: native american students have been on campus doing what? >> guest: as students. >> host: how is it that they were able to be on campuses? you write about that. >> guest: in fact that's at the beginning of the book and if you think about it the first attempts to build a college for native a
Nov 28, 2013 5:00am PST
treat one another? and i think we have to be very clear in our educational process and the communication to our people and what is acceptable behavior and what is unacceptable behavior, and i am often fearful when we try to develop a black letter law if you have all these factors and bullying and you fell outside and that works okay in the courtroom. right? as prosecutors we need clear understanding of the laws to understand whether we have a criminal violation or not, but i am fearful we maybe overly legalistic and the way we deal with on a daily basis and we need to approach this by a global perspective respecting people and understanding we have the same rights and obligations and starting with the adults and i go back to the adults because the adults really have to tow the line here. they really have to walk the talk. i cannot tell you how often i of involved in large mentoring efforts and now in two different places, in l.a. and arizona. i cannot tell you how often the teachers are the ones that set the tone whether we have a respectable environment or and
Nov 24, 2013 6:00am PST
of education were we make sure that they have the resources and support to be successful in their businesses throughout the city. we noted the children needs strong first name foundations which is why we commitment compromising comment for family refrld. when children succeed community thrive. we hope that organization like we will continue to provide the much needed services to our families especially those in the most challenged neighborhood. next month we will be opening it's sixth childcare center in the bayview community. i believe that there are other supervisors that want to make some comments before i wrap that up i >> i want to take a moment to honor the wu child services for our youth and families across san francisco since 1977 yee has been committed to low income families and served as a referral house to connect families to needed services after school programs and other services. yee was helped with community organizations and san francisco unified school district the list goes on and on. it's home to the yee generation site arrest i'm thrilled that wu yee and ymca will be lgb
Nov 25, 2013 2:00am PST
student who comes in and to be educated in the hollows foundation. it will be able to find a steady job we cannot guarantee that they are. say yes and. two what did he not see it since he is in kenya we cannot guarantee that one. however we like. in two. on the table to find a steady job. not to spend all of them by being a duty on chips and since the foundation is solid go ok and since its founding back in june of two thousand to me are you satisfactory with the progress that i'll be okay. we have at present it to be. six country students conclude that the case is six i dispute that had now on although allah. students who graduated from junior high school. went to high school all of technical schools seventy percent. go to conduct checks. so i caught and then none of that history so close though ought to move on and so was this is something that you know you had been fishing before the foundation was set up and within the difficulties that you have experience in the last eleven years. that evening the period ahead with this although not too serious ok bought something and like that. that
Nov 29, 2013 7:00pm PST
from colleges they graduated from high school. my parents sacrificed their education to make sure that i could go on to finish high school and to go on to college and those great sacrifices i recognize. we have seen so many great leaders that have come up of the sfaisz sacrifices that parents have made. i want to call out some of the leaders (calling names) great organizations that have made incredible accomplishments lately we passed the due process for all ordinance board of supervisors that's because of the leaders of this community. today, we're honoring future leaders people who are macro great accomplishments in their education i want to call them up one-on-one on the stage. first (calling names) (clapping) he's a 12th grader he is was an stent day participate at marshall and it's now a part of the college came back program. he volunteered when it left marshall as a fifth grader he's currently a senior and continues to support marshall as a college bound ambassador. congratulations (clapping) okay. next i would call up an eight grader she demonstrates a willingness to help
Dec 1, 2013 12:00pm EST
. and i wanted to see the research. and by the time i was engaging with the gender educators, i learned that you must always check the data. and i just couldn't find it. he did not appear that the research was anywhere that this factoid was documented. and it turned out that he had done a study for the department of education and it was lost somewhere in the department of education. later, she wasn't able to do it, the professor did a follow-up and he admitted that it wasn't exactly 81, it was less a matter something like that. but none of that, for some reason, the reporters of the time, including "the washington post", they reported this statistic as true. boys were treated much more respectfully and valuable and they assert themselves and girls are sort of lacking balance. that is exactly the opposite was true. a typical classroom, the boys are often sitting in the back to spring the known cause on them and it's true that they may get more attention in some cases, but more careful research shows that it's negative attention at times because boys are more unruly and so the teacher wil
Nov 25, 2013 5:30am PST
that we take for granted. the commitment to public education in all its manifestations. public schools from kindergarten to higher education. there are thousand of new deal schools built within less than ten years. many have art work in or on them. this is berkeley high school. you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free. the schools are always telling you that public education can make you better. it should be free. now, public education was fortunatate in california. just in time for them to move in. they build hundreds of schools. seismically safe schools. when you enter it, you go under a copper marquee. enter to learn. we are all this in together. the public service is a noble thing. this is a san francisco school that might be attractive to so eyes. it was a fire trap. they tore these down and replaced them. george washington. hollywood high school. they have english, latin and greek. this is a middle school in long beach. it wasn't centralized authority. they chose the architects. the main constraint is there had to be an engineer on site. there there is berkeley
Al Jazeera America
Nov 30, 2013 2:30am EST
keepers in the business world. do you feel like the current education system with the rare racial and economic bias serve as a similar gate keeper to entrepreneur ship an ship and s? >> yes. and i'm not an expert on this by any means. but it's clear. but we hope, we know that technology can deliver world class amazing education anyone with a tec connection that doest solve it alone. there are 234re7 plenty of kidst don't have access to it or have the people in their lives to cetera. >> we are going to see a huge shift, a disruption if you will, in education that started with an informan innocent youtube vid hopefully won't end any time soon and in the process will bring a lot more high quality knowledge to all of the people that need it most. >> i go a step furtherer one of the reasons that i promote stem i education so much it needs t toe a part of a well rounded education. if you look at the success we are going to have in this century the success in this century is in a lot of ways hinged on the ability to succeed in this area. f if yo you are the facebook fay or others. the ab
Nov 28, 2013 12:30am PST
was also nominated by president obama to serve in her role as assistant secretary of education for civil rights and she was confirmed by the senate in may of 2009. as assistant secretary, ruslyn is assistant secretary arnie's duncan's primary advisor. before she joined the department of education she was vice president of the education trust in washington, dc and was the founding executive of education trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very influential voice on all policy matters. she was also passionate about ending this issue of bullying and bringing everyone together to stop this disturbing trend so please welcome assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. as i said, our moderator is not always our lieutenant governor, of course he needs to introducti
Nov 28, 2013 8:00am EST
this era, well-educated, highly professional woman, mother, and found myself drinking not tweet 2 glasses of wine but four or five or six a night. i slicken to some bad behavior. .. who said that in this country we have it all wrong. we stand up for judges but we said for teachers. let me say that again. we stand up for judges but we set for teachers. if you think about it if they do their jobs properly, it's less likely we will need those of judges. if you don't mind, and i include you in this come if you don't mind i would ask of the educators here would stand so we may only properly for the work that you do. [applause] tom, i want to be sure you are properly recognized. ahead of my children's school is here along with two of our colleagues, karen and -- i don't know what you're hiding but we're glad you're here. welcome to you both. very happy to see. you are heavily happy to be seen, right? i cannot forget that he was a year ago this week, a year ago this week that these terrible events of kurt. it seems like a long time ago, doesn't not? or does it? >> i don't feel really tha
Dec 1, 2013 7:00am PST
at the major institutions, if we look at the church, if we look at higher education, we can look at all of these institutions. the '60s rebellion quieted down but it left a mark. i don't think these institutions have entirely recovered their credibility. >> we have to take a break. when we come back, we'll ask is this always going to happen in second terms? is this the second term curse? ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] get your taste of the season, at raley's, bel air, and nob hill. >> we are back with walter, david, nancy and john. nancy, let me try out a theory with you that second terms are almost by definition now going to be bad because if you think about it, after the 22nd amendment, after they said you can't run for more than two terms, you had eisenhower who had a good second term. after that, every president has had a lousy second term. and i wonder whether the fact that the president is now by definition not just tradition but by constitution, a lame duck in his second term means that he just doesn't have the kind of shadow of power that he had, the political heft. >> it'
FOX Business
Nov 27, 2013 6:00pm EST
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Nov 27, 2013 9:00pm EST
in this. educational standards, sparking a nationwide protest and w debate this coming out. send me a tweet at gerri willis at fbn clients are always learning more to make their money do morore. (ann) to help me plan my next move, i take scottrade's free, in-branch seminars... plus, their live webinars. i use daily market commentary to improve my strategy. and my local scottrade office guides my learning every step of the way. and my local scottrade office guides my learning because they know i don't trade like everybody. i trade like me. i'm with scottrade. (announcer) raed highest in investor satisfaction with self-directed services by j.d. power and associates. gerri: red-hot controversy continues over, and corps. that is the curriculum of the common standards designed to raise it in achievement. it has been adopted by 45 states. but more and more states now, even ones tha were on board initially, thinking of the windows implementation of the concerns grow over what some are callg a one-size-fits-all education system. here is e georgetown drector and michael mcshane, a fellow at
Nov 29, 2013 8:00am PST
from m.i.t. reveals how the slave economy and higher education group together. the american campus today as a silent monument to slavery. this history is silent no more. professor wilder joins us here in new york. america's most elite universities. what relation do they have to slavery? >> multiple relationships. the first and most provocative is the relationship to the slave trade itself. in the middle of the 18th century from 1746 until 1769, less than a quarter century, the number of colleges in british colonies triples from the three to nine. the original were harvard, yale, and william and mary. and then there were nine. it triples in that 25 year period. it is precisely at the time of the rise of the atlantic economy based on the african slave trade that allowed this fantastic articulation of new growth of the institutional infrastructure of the colleges. about particular universities. you do look at some in the south but also in the deep north. harvard. >> it is a very northern story when you think about the colonial world. until the revolution, there is only one college, wi
Nov 28, 2013 2:30am PST
of us, you have it khaifrpb the social norms. we must educate. but we must go beyond thinking more rigor will get us better achievement. we have to remember a school is a community and in a xhuept, people look out for each other. they've got each other's back. how do we begin to promote that idea that we are in this thing together? we believe it's through, unfortunately but truly, self-interest. kids are driven developmentally by the desire to fit in, to belong, to be part of an affinity group. if we can capitalize on their desire to look out for their friends and give them some more tools and opportunities and support, they will begin to do what we need them to do to at least confront it in their own small cell of social influence and the compounding and leveraging of that begins to make change. so the question we have to ask ourselves, are we as adults willing it slow down enough to invite kids to sit down at the table with us and partner? do we have the courage to understand that inclusion takes time and we have have to work more diligently to i invite young people, particul
Nov 28, 2013 3:00am PST
the country. because the data shared by our u.s. attorney, representatives from the department of education confirm if we don't do anything about it, 13 million kids will become victims again for another year. some 3 million kids across the country will decide it is better to leave their school grounds than to continue their education. there will be more stupblting of the emotional and educational growth of our kids. all across the bay, whether working here in san francisco or alameda or sonoma or santa clara county. i want to thank you law enforcement officials here, instructors, community advocates, people who are concerned about our kids, they are our future and i would love to see a new generation of kids who don't know what bully is, who are not victims, who don't have those scars. but we've got to do today is sharing in the best practices, to be encouraged by programs like our roof top school here in san francisco who has traded a 50-person ambassador class that will talk about this, that will invite other kids, school administrators who have received the support of our school site
Al Jazeera America
Nov 24, 2013 3:30am EST
weeks. they said you're crazy. i said, somebody may want to >> start with one issue education... gun control... the gap between rich and poor... job creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens you directly or is targeted towards you specifically, they may not consider it abuse. they may consider it offensive. and in that case they just recommend that you block that person. >> i don't want to minimise this, because i mean, t
Nov 26, 2013 4:00am PST
joined recently by skype to talk about his close up on the education funding crisis... the new documentary "at berkeley" gets a close up on a education funding crisis. the film was shot over 4 months on the " prestigious" university of california , berkeley campus and gives a inside glimpse of the reality of education in this country. joining us now, the filmmaker frederick wiseman who is joining us via skype. good morning and what an honor to have you on our show today. > >good morning. i'm pleased to be with you. > >what drew you to make this film about berkeley and it's funding crisis? > >i've been doing a series of films on institutions---high school, hospital, police department, welfare center--- that sort of thing. and a university seemed to fit with the films that i've been doing---it was consistent with the other films. i've been wanting to do a university for a long time and i wanted to do a public university and berkeley is one of the great public universities of the world. so i approached the then chancellor and he gave me permission. > >i hear the film is four hour
Dec 1, 2013 6:30pm EST
-- or having a highly educated labor sector. people in the past said, well, we really don't have enough fossil fuel supply. but now we know, through technology and innovation, having the good and fair regulations, that we do have energy supply. so my state of oklahoma, since 2011 when i took office because of our business-friendly policies, education, reform we have done, making government smaller and more efficient, we have seen our economy change. the per capita income has grown by 8% for a family of four. >> it is self-defense. you have a guy who will steal every last job from you if they can. he is glad they are up here right now. while we are up. talking, he had his people on the phone to ohio and oklahoma stealing their jobs. >> we fish where the fish are. and generally speaking, i am's ending a lot more time in california or illinois and new york than i am in oklahoma. >> we just beat him in football. [laughter] >> you know how to hurt a person, mary. >> but listen to talk to you about the pro-business environment and see what governor perry has been doing for over a decade. there was a
Nov 25, 2013 12:00am PST
's education deficit and the war on youth," "twilight of the social," "youth in a suspect society," "neoliberalism's war on higher education." henry giroux is the son of working class parents in rhode island who now holds the global tv network chair in english and cultural studies at mcmaster university in canada. henry giroux, welcome. >> thank you. it's great to be here. >> there's a great urgency in your recent books and in the essays you've been posting online, a fierce urgency, almost as if you are writing with the doomsday clock ticking. what accounts for that? >> well, for me, democracy is too important to allow it to be undermined in a way in which every vital institution that matters, from the political process to the schools to the inequalities that -- to the money being put into politics, i mean, all those things that make a democracy viable are in crisis. and the problem is the crisis, while we recognize in many ways is associated increasingly with the economic system, what we haven't gotten yet is that it should be accompanied by a crisis of ideas, that the stories th
Nov 29, 2013 12:50am EST
that these people are getting in a health education program i am running reduction, ands when you reduce your waistline circumference, people start to notice and you start getting a lot of condiments. to people really respond that -- you start getting a lot of compliments. and people respond to that. is oner modification piece when people start to be rewarded by observation. and i can speak from being a midwesterner myself and seeing a lot of people in this area of the country and this age group specifically respond very well to that. >> i do not disagree with you at all. my mother had a famous saying -- a minute on your lips, forever on your hips. i got that a long time ago. still, that is the way it goes. you canom line is -- only change your behavior if the environment allows for it. 600,000 food items have 80% adulteration by added sugar, it is awfully hard to change her behavior in a toxic environment. the toxic environment has to improve in order for you to be able to manifest those changes in behavior. that is what i would say. >> and to sustain them over time. that is all, thank you.
Al Jazeera America
Nov 24, 2013 2:30pm EST
meteni, kalamazoo, michigan. >> all have the same goal, by committing a guaranteed college education. >> request stem, science, technology, engineering and math, stem, a new report card on u.s. student performance says fourth and add it graders aren't showing significant improvement. the biggest thing coming out of the report is this: achievement gap between blacks and whites in stem is huge. but 25-year-old social entrepreneur chelsea roebuck is trying to change that. >> good afternoon. >> good afternoon mr. rowebuck. >> we are going to learn the language called java script. >> his mission: develop curriculum for public schools based on stem education. science, technology, engineering and math. >> stem education is extremely powerful. what's the first step? >> me, dot, move forward. >> i was trained as an engineer, we are are taught to think critically and come up with solutions. >> but stem education is expensive. the u.s. government hassing budgeted 3.1 billion for it. >> it's less than 1% of the money spent on education. >> mckenzie says schools across the you know, needs entre
Nov 27, 2013 4:00am PST
thee sis into a proposal doing the sports and education. so, in addition to my education, reform, development, proposals, i also teach high school for the last 13 years in the san francisco public high schools and i provided everyone the warriors and the city with my proposal to include a high school, college career classroom inside of this arena, and as you can continue to contemplate and assess, the evolutionary process of this project, in order to provide the highest and best use of these, i respectfully ask that all parties involved consider, the potential positive and long term implications in order to create business and economic education, and career development programs and benefits for the entire san francisco bay area. citizens and tourists alike. and fish to providing our san francisco unified school district students and teachers, schools, with real world education, and career pathway knowledge, the skills and experience, and opportunities for the year round access to this interior classroom facility and this pier 30-32 project can also serve the youth and the communi
Nov 25, 2013 11:00am PST
've heard. you group in india. i gave a shout out and my family really believes in education and the empowerment through education. there is a certain resistlessness and get out of your comfort zone and explore other things. that's how i got here. the path is not easy it's taken 12 years to get a green card. it limits ones opportunity. first, it will take a long time before the h1 process will allow you to move before jobs and you can't start a business. it took me 9 months to start a business. i was so restless to start something so you take capable individuals who are smart and driven and you can't limit them. the comprehensive immigration reform everybody in this room agrees we have to pass high school immigration. but having being on the spotlight you can't really traffic or switch between companies and now imagine the population that's route rights and i think it is morally not acceptable. and the children thought they had a country but apparently the country doesn't want them. >> alexander your story. >> hello. i'm originally from columbia and i was back in columbus. i
Nov 27, 2013 5:00pm PST
that enabled me to tend to health needs, economic needs educational needs, and development needs. so, yes home definitely matters and for me, i, tell you my story is certainly a story that includes many chapters about how home matters. in the larger picture home matters because the single biggest predictor of a child's life then even their lifespan is the zip deed e code they grew up in. a home represents so much more marathon a bunch of bricks or is an address on the street. when a family choices a home their choosing a school four their home and access to jobs and transportation. their choosing to be in an environment with a particular codify public safety and choosing all the services that a neighborhood actually provides. indeed there's a direct co- recollection between health and housing. a figure that is unactive but i didn't really inimpersonal lists is the people in the u.s. spend l about 70 percent of their time in a residence. 70 percent. that's certainly suggests that the condition of a home is a huge factor in a person well-being, however, you define that well-being motional, healt
Nov 27, 2013 8:00pm EST
corps in less developed nations, the dream of education for all of our jobs for the dream of ,ll who seek them and need them the dream of care for our of an all outream attack on mental illness, and above all the dream of equal ,ights for all americans whatever their race or color. [applause] these and other american dreams have been vitalized. i have drive and i have dedication. and now the ideas and the ideals which he so nobly represented must and will be translated into effective action. [applause] under john kennedy's leadership, this nation has demonstrated that it has the courage to seek peace. and it has the fortitude to risk war. we have proved that we are a good and reliable friend to those who seek peace and freedom. we have shown that we can also thoseulnerable phone to or reject the path of peace and those who seek to impose upon us and our allies the yucca tear and he -- the yolk of tyranny. this nation will keep its commitments, from south vietnam to west berlin. [applause] we will be unceasing in the search for peace. resourceful in our pursuit of areas of agreement,
Nov 28, 2013 4:30am PST
justice and people say "that's san francisco" and we believe that a right to a education is i social justice issue and if you deny that you're denying their civil rights. that's how we feel about being proactive. now there is a line of demarcation happens and we want to be proactive i know jill is looking at me. when the event happens and there is harm that occurs we believe in restorative practices and repairing the harm. we don't believe in kicks kids out of school. that's not a solution. we are an educational institution. we go through this process and the perpetrator understands the damage and make it right to the victim. it's not okay shake hands. it's a whole process. you talk about it and process what is happening and people follow up on that, so we very much believe in this restorative process in san francisco and how do we know? because of the indicators that should be going up are going up and the others are going down. our truancies are down. suspensions are down and students in class is going up. thank you for being here. [applause] >> okay. that's okay. you ju
Nov 29, 2013 4:30am PST
produce from one to the other, and educating both parties along the way. >> may need a look at the progress of a particular crop or report back, maybe some feedback, to the farmer about how the chefs are using it or what they might be looking for in the near future. >> in many ways, produce express and people like jim mills are the link between 1,300 different restaurants in northern california and produce from all over the golden state. today's visit took us to del rio botanical farm in yolo county, where suzanne peabody ashworth was keen to get restaurants to start trying the fresh fava beans and greens she's growing. >> so we'll take some of these greens into a couple of restaurants this morning and see what the chefs want to do with them. in sacramento, there's been an explosion of restaurants over the past 4 or 5 years in our capital. again, sacramento, california, agriculture, fruits and vegetables--there's a very bice link there and the interest that my customers have in this produce. >> we call at 5:30 in the morning and get the normal order, and then, along about 7:
Al Jazeera America
Nov 30, 2013 10:00am EST
getting formal education for the first time. and in sports, a rare hat trick. >> reporter: the ukrainian opposition leaders are vowing to continue protesting against the president despite threats of crackdown by authorities. on friday about 10,000 people rallied against the president's refusal to sign a trade deal with the e.u. we have the very latest. >> reporter: the move against the pro european protesters was brutal and swift at independent square. they dispersed the crowd, some who were beaten and dragged along the ground. tear gas was tired against the demonstrators who were mounting an overnight vigil. ambulance crews and paramedics treated, many who were pleading badly. the ukrainian president refused to sign a trade pact under influence of the soviet presidenrussianpresident. they called for a general strike across the ukraine. the protesters cleared from independent square. >> we were holding back the police for about four minutes before they overpowered us. we were defenseless against their shields. he was beaten and dragged from the square. we managed to get to the cathedral.
Nov 27, 2013 7:00pm PST
for san franciscans. he makes a city like san francisco to celebrate diversity in education and health care and in the environment for future generation. mayor ed lee began his career as a civil rights attorney he later served as a director of the human rights commission fighting for people then as director of the public works and later as city administrator now as mayor of san francisco he continues to fight by implementing services that help our most vulnerable community. i'd like to welcome to the stage the houshlg may have san francisco mayor ed lee. (clapping.) >> thank you very much. good evening, everybody and welcome to the people's palace. well, this is tonight i'm excited to be here it's an honor to be here to celebrate the ninth american heritage indian month no san francisco celebration of the awards. i wanted to thank not that all of you are here but for k q e d for the sponsoring of local heros. this is important because your city is all about diversity and i want to make sure that everybody can live here and be here and have good jobs and education and if they go out to
Nov 27, 2013 8:00pm PST
of the application cycle beyond congratulation. she presents workshops and conference begin about educational access and native identity and the political, legal, social, cultural and a higher education let's role the video. >> when i first meet a student their unusual in high school then i meet theory parents and brothers and sisters you can't leave anyone out. and in some cases they don't have you can anybody to support them i might be they're only support. we looked out for each other's children. i feel in a sense i'm looking at, you know, for other people's constrain in college. but i feel like they've evenly trusted me with their child and they're going to be okay. and save and have someone to go to interest, you know, our grandparents paid in advance to be here. they had to go through what they had to go through so we could get here today, we shouldn't have to pay anymore and help us to teach our young people not trying to take it away. they need people to help them or they get lost in the multiple cultural, you know, mix of people. you know, i'm really honored and blessed to be given this op
Nov 30, 2013 3:15pm EST
of the country where people of different races got along wonderfully and they did. the educated members of these two different groups lived in the same neighborhoods. they have different religions. they would attend holiday services in the house of worship and so on. that was fine until he decided he wanted the prime minister and then he turned them against each other and the tamils turned against the similes. these people who never had a race riot in the entire first half of the 20th century began to have riots which then escalated into outright civil war. it went on for decades with unspeakable atrocities and more people killed in this little country than the americans lost during the entire vietnam war. so it's a scary example of how a given time things may look very good on the surface and yet when the right demagogue comes along in the right circumstances people can be turned against each other with hate. >> host: at in your view sub toni had their been -- dr. thomas sowell one on a have there have been in the united states? >> guest: it's one of the most lucrative occupations. som
Nov 28, 2013 2:00am EST
for the things. create the right work environment. education is the key to poverty. if we can help people get a better education, we can help them get the job they need to they began being productive citizens in our nation. here is what we are doing in oklahoma. i'm trying to do it nationally. i had opportunity to serve at the national chair of the governor's association. we have an initiative that we launched. putting america back to work. it is called america works. education and training for tomorrow's jobs. what you find in america right now is that you do have companies that have move jobs overseas because we have a corporate tax rate. they cannot find the workers here. rules, regulations. some other type of policy. we are walking towards trying to get those companies. they are -- in order to do that and retain our jobs, we have to have the right skill sets. the right education to be able to provide those employers with the skills they need. right now we have a mismatch. that is the spot. 79% of jobs in america only needed a high school degree to reset middle-class. to make a good wage i
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advice for someone starting out? if they have necessity? >> education. education, education. there is no guarantee that you are going to be a working actor or actress. you need to educate yourself in a way where you can find a job that pays well. it does not have to be, you know, $800 a week or something but it has to pay well so that you can pay the rent and take acting lessons. >> okay. >>> all right, the book is called rita, and i am telling you what, nobody is getting their hands on my copy. this is for sure. go buy your own. it is a great read and i can not wait to see what you do next. thank you for coming in again. it is wonderful to are you here always. >> i love your energy. you are a crazy mom, i love that. >> thank you, thank you. all right, stay with us. we are going talk about fish. do you eat fish? >> yes. >> the whole thing? >> no. >> stay tuned. >>> welcome back. mary is a a writer, and a- -maria is a writer and a true lover of fish, and we mean the whole fish. maria has written for the new york times and the san francisco chronical says your next fish dinner
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to their surrounds. we want to educate the people who use the technology to be a little bit more assertive and careful about their surrounds. we've launched a be careful campaign eyes up and keep fiscally on our own ridership to help us to get to zero crime on muni. i know that sounds like impossible but we need to have a goal in order to challenge everyone to pay attention when you've got your eyes up and your phones down earring to be be engaging in our surroundings and we're going to have this done. you're going to see multiple cultural senile and the inspectors will be reminding folks. you'll have officers talking to people hey can you get your eyes up and your phones down. that will help with this movement. we think we can get to zero crime on our muni railways by directing the engagement of our ridership and working with the officers and all the muni folks around us and working with the general public when they have an increased ridership during the holidays. this is my way of saying sfmta and the entire board and everyone on our camera team the drivers and inspects iluded and thanks
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the education in the u.s. and by the way, those reforms is going to have a - the why then the how. i'm helping march for innovation. it's an online movement that is making it easy to help people to do action. you go on facebook and wherever it's time to take action you can send a tweet to your congress men and women and try to convince your friends to do the same. you sign up and you'll get instructions from the e-mail. i honestly don't know people in north american. i promise - back in the day when the law - by the way, who remembers what soap is. many websites replaced the website with some kind of black and white frame. we feel we really have a model of activity we should - i'm going to tell everybody that 1, 2, and 3 to support the immigration reform. we're going to have access or the chances of services like voices 1, 2, and 3 is going to be much lower. i want to see the business owners follow suit. by the way, my wife and daughter are here and my daughter has the march t-shirt >> thank you for the practical steps and again, we have folks that are tweeting or posting there's so many ways
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, the only elected filipino official. and also the mayor's advisors of education and family services. please welcome hydro mendez. come on (clapping) thank you allen. i like that the current because there will be more. it's such a delight to be here in our home and thank you four joining us in city hall. i want to thank the neighborhood services we celebrate all our event in san francisco. i wanted to not spend a lot of time why we're here it's so obvious. the richness of our cult and history needs to be celebrated. i'm happy you're here who we are as the filipinos and the richness of our heritage we want to share throughout san francisco and california every day. this isn't just the most it's one of the many months we celebrate. tights high honor to be up here someone who is special to all of us mayor ed lee was sworn in on january 8th as our ferd mayor of the city and county and inform and the first asian american in the history. with this being the second largest population in the united states and the largest population in the state you mayor ed lee have made us proud. nearly 15 percent
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